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Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-05-2018, 09:51 AM
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Posted By azactuary
The documentation states that you can submit an...

The documentation states that you can submit an application once the CAS has all the requirements recorded. IIRC it didn’t take very long for them to record the COP credit. I don’t think it would...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-04-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,929
Posted By azactuary
Wife and I have been using mint for 7+ years now....

Wife and I have been using mint for 7+ years now. It’s worked for the day-to-day stuff, but not all accounts sync well. My biggest complaint is that if I delete an account that I don’t have anymore,...
Forum: Brigham Young University 07-03-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,603
Posted By azactuary
I wish I knew about the actuarial club when I was...

I wish I knew about the actuarial club when I was at school. I studied Econ and wasnít familiar with the resources at BYU. Fortunately networking worked and I landed a job shortly after graduating.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-27-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,263
Posted By azactuary
I think we’re safe.

I think we’re safe.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 06-27-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,862
Posted By azactuary
This exam was during a really crazy time of life...

This exam was during a really crazy time of life for me. I know that there are always excuses for failing an exam, but each of the three times I failed seemed especially crazy.

The sitting I...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 06-26-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 31,428
Posted By azactuary
Iíve heard a lot of good things about the...

Iíve heard a lot of good things about the cookbook. Will look into it.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-26-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,263
Posted By azactuary
Had a long weekend. Got back in to the office to...

Had a long weekend. Got back in to the office to find my exam report. Did worse on the IQ than I thought. I’ll check in here periodically, but need to focus on 8. Don’t see doubling up next Spring as...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 06-26-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 31,428
Posted By azactuary
Havenít determined that yet. Not having me looked...

Havenít determined that yet. Not having me looked at many of his problems, my plan is to use his material (including questions) to help understand concepts, then use TIA problems/exams, and CAS exams...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 06-26-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 31,428
Posted By azactuary
Just getting back to studying after taking a long...

Just getting back to studying after taking a long weekend.



I will review a few sources (GLM, Fisher, maybe others), but am focusing on Mahler because I didnít use it much last sitting.
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 06-20-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 31,428
Posted By azactuary
Iím definitely interested. Iím on pacific time,...

Iím definitely interested. Iím on pacific time, sat for this last fall, and am looking for ways to change things up.
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 08-07-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 305,967
Posted By azactuary
Just started reading Grossi. I hope to stay...

Just started reading Grossi. I hope to stay ahead, but I'm not real optimistic. Wife is 34 weeks pregnant, and it practically confined to bed. Studying isn't happening at home very much these days...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-07-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,699
Posted By azactuary
Two of my favorites are peppermint ice cream...

Two of my favorites are peppermint ice cream (available around the holiday season) and mint cc. I have been pretty good about self control, but that's only because I want them to last more than one...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 07-27-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 305,967
Posted By azactuary
Stayed home for a couple of days. Now I'm almost...

Stayed home for a couple of days. Now I'm almost through section B for both source material and TIA. I can't say enough how much better this stuff is than Exam 6.
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 07-27-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 305,967
Posted By azactuary
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 07-27-2017, 04:20 PM
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Views: 38,663
Posted By azactuary
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 07-27-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 38,663
Posted By azactuary
On one hand, I think it was a good move for the...

On one hand, I think it was a good move for the CAS to make an exception for this candidate and review the original exam when per their initial statement they wouldn't have. On the other hand, I...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 07-27-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 61,139
Posted By azactuary
I forgot about this little nuance. I had...

I forgot about this little nuance. I had nightmares that this little issue would keep me from passing again... Luckily it didn't!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-19-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,249
Posted By azactuary
Don't know how old your kids are, but it seems...

Don't know how old your kids are, but it seems they're older than mine (7 and 9). 9-yr-old has taken violin lessons, and we have bought progressively bigger violins. Violins belong to wife and me....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-19-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5,041
Views: 479,753
Posted By azactuary
HLFICAN

HLFICAN
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-19-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,863
Posted By azactuary
Knew a lady in a similar situation. Three kids...

Knew a lady in a similar situation. Three kids were all older teenagers, but 2 girls, one boy. And one of the girls and the boy were adopted and both really struggled with identity issues.

The boy...
Forum: Surveys 07-19-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,088
Posted By azactuary
Oven mitts also protect the outside of the hands....

Oven mitts also protect the outside of the hands. I was careless while pulling some cookies out of the oven with some pot holders once, and I burned my hand on the top heating element.



It hurt.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-19-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,702
Posted By azactuary
:tup:

:tup:
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-18-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,702
Posted By azactuary
And know when to run.

And know when to run.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 07-18-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 61,139
Posted By azactuary
This was the first one I failed... I've purged it...

This was the first one I failed... I've purged it from my memory. :shudder:
Forum: Sports 07-17-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 86,893
Posted By azactuary
This. TBH, I don't notice a difference in...

This.

TBH, I don't notice a difference in the environment between open/closed roof at Chase Field. I love it either way. Now Spring training is another story - but the stadiums are smaller, so it...
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